A special commission of inquiry's report into the ill-fated disembarkation of the Ruby Princess cruise ship is set to be handed to the NSW government.
Another 14 Victorians have died from coronavirus while the state has recorded 372 new cases.
A wayward emu was taken to an animal shelter after it was captured while running through the streets of a northern New Jersey city.
Two Chinese cities have found traces of the coronavirus in imported frozen food and on food packaging, raising fears that contaminated food shipments might cause new outbreaks.
NSW has recorded its first COVID-19 death in more than 10 days after an elderly Sydney woman linked to the Our Lady of Lebanon Church cluster died.
The Victorian government has assumed control of three aged care facilities in Melbourne's west to stem growing COVID-19 outbreaks.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has insisted aged care failures will be addressed as the federal government comes under immense pressure over deadly coronavirus outbreaks.
A care provider in South Australia "is gone" after being shut down by authorities over the death of cerebral palsy sufferer Ann Marie Smith, Premier Steven Marshall says.
Victoria will embark on a testing blitz to combat a worrying trend of new coronavirus cases in regional cities and avoid a potential move to stage four lockdown.
South Australia has imposed tighter restrictions across the aged care sector to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak among vulnerable residents.